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Announcing Our 2024 Production
The Merchant of Venice
June 6-9, 2024, Vermillion's Prentis Park

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Photos: Aaron C. Packard Productions

About Us...

The mission of the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival is to engage, connect, and inspire communities by exploring our shared human experiences through inclusive, professional Shakespeare productions and theatre arts education.


SDSF’s 2024 season is supported, in part, by the South Dakota Arts Council, City of Vermillion, Vermillion Area Chamber & Development Company, United Way of Vermillion, South Dakota Humanities Council, Dakota Hospital Foundation, Coffee Cup Travel Plazas, and the University of South Dakota.

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Photo from youth workshop

The South Dakota Shakespeare Festival strives to make our programs accessible to everyone.

For more information, questions, or to request accommodations, please contact us at (605) 622-0423, or

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